Ontario Secondary School Diploma

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma is awarded by the Minister of Education, on the recommendation of the principal, to a student who has earned a minimum total of 30 credits as outlined below.

In order to earn the Ontario Secondary School Diploma, a student must successfully complete:

• 18 compulsory credits
• 12 optional credits
• 40 hours of community involvement activities
• The Ontario Secondary School Literary Test (OSSLT)

For more detailed information — including a list of compulsory credits, an explanation of the course coding system, descriptions of all courses offered by the school and an explanation of the OSSLT and community involvement requirements — please refer to our Academic Program Guide.